The next phase of the Myanmar tower rollout

Joint rollout abandoned, Telenor and Ooredoo award separate contracts for phase three of rollout

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  • Phase one and two finally complete; ~6,850 towers now lit in Myanmar
  • MPT market share holding up against competition
  • Award of next phase of rollout restructures Myanmar towerco market
  • High capex and opex combines with moderate leaseback rates to make capital raising challenging
  • MIC finally issues towerco licenses

Yet another change of direction within the Myanmar rollout – for a couple of weeks it looked like the heralded co-ordinated rollout might finally take place, with Telenor issuing an RFP for 1,105 sites on which Ooredoo were to co-locate, but now our sources tell us phase three of the rollout will again be undertaken…

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